A Vauxhall figure of a boy holding a chaplet of flowers
Lot 200
A Vauxhall figure of Spring, circa 1756-60
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 2,019) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Vauxhall figure of Spring, circa 1756-60
Modelled as a boy seated upon an upturned basket of flowers, wearing a pale yellow jacket and puce breeches trimmed with brightly coloured flowers, a floral chaplet held in both hands, the scrolled base picked out in gold, 12.6cm high (minor losses)

Footnotes

  • A similar model from the Watney Collection was sold in these rooms 22 September 1999, lot 98 and bore polychrome printed flowers of the type unique to Vauxhall. See a related model of Winter shown at the ECC Ceramics of Vauxhall Exhibition, Massey, Marno and Spero (2007), p 92
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